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Introduction to Political Theory

A study of the answers that philosophers from Plato to Marx have given to the question, “How should political life be organized?” This question leads us to consider the related problems of justice, power, equality, freedom and human nature. The course includes discussion of the strengths and weaknesses of liberal democracy. Also offered as GOVT 103 and through European Studies and Peace Studies.


Indexes key scholarship in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.  Contains significant full text of books, book chapters, journal articles book reviews, pamphlets, and many primary sources.

ATLA Religion

Indexes literature dealing religion and theology. Includes significant full text of scholarly and popular journal articles, book chapters, book reviews, conference papers and dissertations.